Part D plan preferred pharmacies make using the Medicare.gov Plan Finder difficult and confusing. That’s because Medicare.gov only allows me to put in two pharmacies as I’m searching for drug plans for my clients. I think I am a know-it-all when…
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Medicare and Insulin
Novolin N and R can be bought at Walmart for $24.88 without insurance. With a Medicare Part D plan, the cost is $110. Why?
Medicare and the TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership is a free trade deal being negotiated in secret. Some of the rules, written in secret, affect Medicare, Medicaid VA drug costs. When it comes to Medicare and the TPP, it will mean higher drug costs for seniors and perhaps the end of discounted prices for those who go into the donut hole.
Part D mistake
When selecting a Medicare Advantage plan with Part D (drug coverage), it is important to check all of a person’s prescriptions to be sure they are covered by the plan and what the co-pay will be. I thought I had…
Why is Part D so complicated?
Even someone with a masters degree cannot understand Medicare Part D and how to choose the best plan.
Interesting Part D Study from Kaiser Family Foundation
A comprehensive Kaiser Family Foundation report analyzes key trends that have shaped the Medicare Part D marketplace since the program launched nine years ago. Some of their findings include the following: Part D plan premiums range from $12.80 per month to…